Azerbaijan’s rowinq team for European Championships named

By: Amina Nazarli

Azerbaijan rowing team has announced its squad for the European Championships to be kicked off in Poland’s city of Poznan on May 29.

Four national rowers headed by main coach Yuliana Stoyeva will race from May 29-31.

Aleksandr Aleksandrov will represent the country in the single men boat race (M1X) 2,000 meters competition. He will compete for the best title among 20 sportsmen including Czech World Champion Ondrej Synek, Lithuanian European Champion Mindaugas Griskonis and Norwegian Olympic champion Olaf Tufte.

Javid Afandiyev will compete in single men boat race (LM1X) 2,000 meters together with 17 rivals.

Duo of the silver medalist of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Boris Yotov and Igor Luchich will represent the country in the double men boat race (M2X) 2,000 meters competition. Representatives of 21 countries will show their best in the same race.

SOURCE: Azer News